FM 608 over Sweetwater Creek Branch


+32.24670, -100.48621
32°14'48" N, 100°29'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 608 over Sweetwater Creek Branch
Structure number:081770005315025
Location:3.10 MI W of FM 1170
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.6 ft. [13.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Year reconstructed:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Masonry [8]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:740 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:70.4
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$69,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
March 2017Good7 out of 1074070.4
March 2015Good7 out of 1074070.2
March 2013Good7 out of 1066070.3
March 2011Good7 out of 1068070.5
February 2009Good7 out of 1058074.6
February 2007Good7 out of 1062066.5
January 2005Good7 out of 1055061.0
February 2003Good7 out of 1057069.1
May 2001Good7 out of 1066068.1
May 1999Good7 out of 1065068.1
June 1997Good7 out of 1052069.5
May 1995Good7 out of 1035078.6
April 1993Good8 out of 1050080.3
July 1990Good8 out of 1047083.3